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  • Place Microsoft Stream content in Canvas February 26, 2018 Microsoft Stream

    There are at least two ways to place Microsoft Stream content into Canvas– by way of a link; or an embed code. Another way is to download the video and upload it into Arc Video to include a conversation about the video. First you go to the USF portal and from the Tools menu, ...

  • Idea Generator for a Teaching Innovation February 14, 2018

    We believe that teaching innovations happen best when you, the instructor, generate ideas of what you believe will best fit your pedagogical goals. But where do those ideas come from? We hope the interactive graphic shown is helpful in possible collaborations with Academic Technology. It is best viewed with Google Chrome, not Firefox as of ...

  • Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017 September 18, 2017

    The video newsletter shown below, reports on new features in Canvas, the formation of a new faculty advisory group on technology, Portfolium, and upcoming professional development opportunities. 

    Link to video at Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017

    To recap:

    Check out the new Canvas App for Teachers.

    The DocViewer enables instructors to annotate papers submitted as ...

  • SpeedGrader Gets a Makeover August 8, 2016

    Canvas has rearranged the student navigation buttons to make certain functions more closely associated with the most frequently used features in Speedgrader. The less frequently used navigation buttons have been shifted to the left side of the menubar:  gradebook, mute the assignment, keyboard shortcuts, help menu, and gradebook settings. Assignment details and grading statistics are located ...

  • Cognitive Psychology Applied to Visual Content (e.g. Powerpoints) April 7, 2016

    Designing visual content to accompany verbal presentations and written text.

    In his guest lecture at Harvard University (July 8, 2014), Psychology Professor Richard E. Mayer (UC, Santa Barbara), gave a talk on research-based “Principles for Multimedia Learning“. Mayer’s work focuses on practical questions such as “How can individuals effectively design visual content (e.g., PowerPoint presentations) ...